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flooded with corpses, and that she plans to kill fellow students and a teacher. radnor police having a press conference after they arrested the 17 year-old, radnor police chief william colorulo detailing some of the threats and parents reacting to some of what they heard. >> killing her fellow student, and where majority of the students would be whether it is cafeteria, library or whatever and how she plans to carry out these attacks. i could be the first female school shooter. again some people may dismiss this as harmless words from a young person who has psychological issues with you again, how do you know. >> what happened is my daughter came running downstairs hysterical because this had all been going through their social chat, they are old cheerleaders. so i said lets get this story straight. i called the superintendent's secretary. she then called me back and
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confirmed that something had happened and when they had facts they would let the community know he. >> reporter: now, police say that a teacher first spotted the writings in the student's notebook at radnor high school around 11:30. young woman taken out of class and brought to the radnor police station. high school officials say no one was in any immediate danger in their words as a result of this incident. police also showing off a letter that the 17 year-old wrote to the parents of the dylan kleebold one of the columbine killers. it is not clear if that letter was ever mailed. immediately after the young woman was brought here to the police station police searched her home nearby and they found no evidence of any guns or any weapons at that time and there is no evidence they say that anyone else was involved with the alleged crimes. right now young woman receiving mental health treatment. she will be charge police say and is currently charged with terroristic threats and other criminal charges could
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becoming. live at the radnor police station, walt hunter, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". also breaking news tonight a frightening an deduction a with man grabbed off the street by a suspect and it was all caught on camera. this happened on west colter street in germantown. "eyewitness news" reporter steve paterson talk with that woman's family and steve joins us live. >> we have been speaking to the family throughout the day on this also speaking to police on this, their investigation, continues but as you mentioned the best tool they have in this investigation, high above, surveillance video, capturing the whole incident. they release that had video today they hope it leads to the break in the case quickly but they need help. nearly 20 hours from the kidnapping a family haunted, seeing the abduction in motion. >> destroyed right now that is how i want my daughter to come back home. just send her back home safe. >> reporter: monday afternoon police releasing video showing 22-year old carlesha gaither
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being taken. it is, surveillance from the 100 block of west coulder street at collette 40 sunday night. man pulls up, approaches would the man, drags her nearly a block fighting back to his car and appears to take off with the victim. >> she knows the person that it was. it wasn't just a random act. >> reporter: members of the gaither's family now telling cbs-3 that they believe the 22-year old was on her way back from visiting her god son and she may have been followed. >> we believe that she was followed after she got off the bus, that is when they came and grabbed her. >> reporter: police say gaither dropped her phone and glasses touring the struggle, she broke vehicle's rear driver side window before the caravannish. >> please bring her back safely, and, and let her be back safely. we want her back. >> reporter: police describe the suspect as a black male 5 feet ten, 25 to 30 years old work a gray early 2,000 gray ford taurus. the family is urging anyone with information to call
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police. >> unaudible. >> reporter: we canned police if they believe there is any chance gaither knew her attacker. they say at this point everything is on the table, under investigation and they are looking into it. in the meantime if you you know anything about this incident you are asked to call police immediately. reporting live from germantown i'm steve paterson for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> steve, thanks very much. well, tonight state police are investigating a three vehicle crash that left one person dead. chopper three over the scene of the northbound lanes have of i-95, at bartram avenue and tinicum township. you can see one vehicle overturn on the roadway there. there are no reports of any additional injuries tonight. the cause of the crash remains under investigation. well, this septa transit officer is accused of performing a lewd act on the subway. septa says someone posted a video of it on line and the transit police captain, identified the suspect as 44 year-old kevin font. he was reportedly off-duty at
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the time. font is a 12 year member of the septa transit police and now on administrative leave. a couple now faces criminal charges after authorities fine shotgun booby traps at their north philadelphia warehouse. the dangerous discovery was made this morning on the 1800 block of west sedgley avenue. the officers were attempting to east vick the couple living inside when the couple alerted them to those tracks. bomb squad released the traps without incident. workers from the trump taj mahal are pulling out all of the stops to save their jobs. workers took their concerns straight to atlantic city mayor don guardian today. they marched to his office with the petition in hand and they had names of more than 1200 employees. they want the mayor to consider any and all measures, to save the taj mahal. it is down to the wire tonight for pennsylvania governor tom corbett and democratic challenger tom
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wolf, two make as many stops as they can to try to vince undecided voters to go to the poles tomorrow that election is hours away. noel mcclaren is live at the art museum with more on today's campaign stops, noel. >> jessica, we caught up with both candidates today, and their messages were equally as clear. get the people to the poles, something that proves to be very difficult during the the midterm election. >> ♪ >> reporter: singing his praises the day before the big poll, tom wolf supporters gathered one last time in lancaster. >> i feel good. >> reporter: he should, he is still leading republican incumbent tom corbett in the poles, many credit his push to reform education. >> i think people are ready to vote for a fresh start honorary storing funding for public education. >> it is about education, it is about jobs and fairness. >> reporter: more recent polls show corbett has caught up in the last few weeks and so has
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his confident. >> i have never been predict by any poles to win an election. each time we have been successful. we will be successful again this time. >> we love tom. >> thank you. >> reporter: he hopes his experience and his opposing view on taxes will help him keep his feet. >> consequences of mr. wolf is elected is pretty clear. it can be sum up in one word: taxes. paying more in taxes. >> reporter: now wolf still remains ahead in the polls but both candidates seem to agree the only vote that matters is tomorrow's on election day. we are live in the ben franklin parkway tonight, noel mcclaren for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you much. very big day tomorrow. we hope you can get to the polls and cast your vote. in new jersey polling places open up at 6:00 a.m., they will close at 8:00 p.m. in, pennsylvania and delaware they will open up at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 o'clock. we have you covered on election day, we will send out updates throughout the day, on
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facebook, and twitter, and let us know if you voted by using the the hash tag at cbs-3 election, and get results fast by signing up for the cbs-3 mobile app, head to cbs to sign up. of course, we will keep you updated on tv as well, her liz updates throughout the night and then a cbs news special election night coverage that starts at 10:00 o'clock followed by immediately by local results on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" at 11:00. a disturbing crime in new jersey, a 9/11 memorial vandalized, they used red spray paint to deface portions of the memorial at ronald rodgers arboretum in mercer county. police say vandalism happened sometime over the weekend those suspects used a writing system used in eastern europe. if you have any information call the west windsor township police department. we have a warning for parents tonight after another case of whooping cough is discover at a suburban philadelphia school. >> also ahead at 6:00. >> reporter: warning in day
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care almost turned fatal for a one year-old girl, i'm cleve bryan, we will tell you how years of cpr training came in handy when it mattered most. plus fall colors are glowing in the delaware valley but did this past weekend's rainy and windy weather put a damper on the display, kathy. we are talking about a few showers popping up on storm scan three and an indication that some warmer air is moving our way, we will look at those numbers coming up with the seven day forecast, beasley. injuries can ruin a season, eagles fans are awaiting the result of the three big mri's, the eagles will tell but their losses and their confidence in the next man upcoming up in sports.
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i'm investigative reporter charlotte huffman. tonight at 11:00i team first exposed the story a and we're still on it. >> world is a sadder place without mize mom. >> police say a driver, high on drugs, killed her, but that is in the all. the shattered family thought that the driver might never go to jail, until right now. dramatic new developments in the gut wrenching iteam investigation, demanding justice tonight on cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> chopper three live over a scene of the, springfield township bucks county. a pickup truck slammed in the township building, and
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authorities tell "eyewitness news" within man is trapped inside that truck, right now, and this has been happening on the 2,000 block of township road, again this truck went right in the building, reports continue to keep you updated on those rescue efforts. new at 6:00 o'clock tonight scary moments in the south jersey day care, owner of that day care has to perform cpr on a child who has stopped breathing. >> tonight we are hearing from that child's mother. here's "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan. >> reporter: most essential services of any day carries keeping children safe. this learning center had their skills put to the test last week when one year-old, jasmine's teacher noticed the girl was looking sick and came running with her to the office. >> he was screaming something wrong, something wrong. >> reporter: the owner, placed jasmine on the gun to's the girl as the staff called 911. >> i let them know that the baby had begun turning blue. they instruct me to begin cpr.
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>> reporter: holland said she has been certified in cpr for 20 years but never had to use it. >> almost like riding a bike. you just go in the motions, of your training and at the time when it is needed. >> reporter: after several minutes of chest compressions and rescue breaths, jasmine started to breathe again. >> my god, it was awesome, it was best thing, what we wanted to see. >> reporter: her mother says she's okay and she may have suffered a seizure cause by a high fever. >> all i can say is thank you very much, appreciate everything. >> reporter: new jersey law requires all day care centers have at least two people cpr certified but davis who will instant center says all of their staff is certified. that is something parents may want to think about when choosing a day care facility. >> make sure the preschool they choose has a certified staff. >> reporter: she recommend parents become cpr certified and keep close watch on their small children when they have fevers. >> hi. >> reporter: in mays landing, chief brian, cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
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for the second time this year, wissohickon high school is dealing with a case have of whooping cough. a letter went out to parent on friday, and it says that a sophomore was diagnosed with it and that other students may have been exposed. the first case of the disease at that school was confirmed by montgomery county public health officials, back in september. well, skies are relative liz clear and over eyewitness weather watchers are saying temperatures are falling fast. lets start, through south jersey and alice is reporting from mays landing saying, skies are clearing, temperatures 46. temperatures dropping quickly. wind have calmed. we are looking at a cool, evening on tap. 47 degrees, right now at mount laurel and 47 with a relative humidity of 46. that air is bone dry. they had a win gust up to 15 miles an hour this morning but winds gusting to 40 miles an hour yesterday. 52 degrees right now in gilbertsville. eileen is saying temperature is 52. there is no wind.
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winds have finally, died down. thank goodness. if you would like to be an eyewitness weather watcher, we would love to you join our team. you can be featured in our newscast by being a weather watcher. go to cbs our live neighborhood network takes us outside we are looking at a beautiful sky line in philadelphia in center city, the same goes throughout the entire region. we are looking at dry air and very calm, conditions. we are looking at kutztown as well, where the temperature is 57 degrees. wind west north west at 4 miles an hour and just a spectacular end to a beautiful day. you can see moon rising and going to the north and right now we are seeing the sunset, every where. so pitch black ought there storm scan three we have a few showers through reading and lancaster and chester county, cutting through the state of delaware. these air associated with the warm front and may make it to the ground as a few sprinkles. that is it. they are signifying some milder air working our way. we have a southeasterly wind
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component. still 52 in wilmington. 51 degrees in philadelphia 49 in allentown. 47 degrees in the poconos. fifty's elsewhere, temperatures fairly june form to daze and tomorrow we will just warm it up. high pressure to the south. we have a clockwise flow. that means southeasterly wind and temperatures soaring. not just mid 60's but upper 60 ease as well this cold front will move east wart increasing the clouds but still mild for wednesday and then we will watch this front stall over the region but area of low pressure ride ago long that front giving us period of rain and some wind on thursday. that is in the a great the day to be outside. early this morning morning rain moves n period of heavy rain during the day even thursday afternoon. morning commute, evening commute, not so nice, slow go around the region. for tonight though partly cloudy skies, moon lit, seasonal, the lose temperature is 45. during the day on tuesday just a pretty day, with temperatures in the upper 60's. for your election day there is
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no excuse not to get out of the vote. 2:00 p.m. 64. by 7:00 p.m. we have mainly clear skies and 57 degrees. on the exclusive seven day forecast, wednesday it is still pleasant. thursday is our rainy day, a few showers possible left over on friday and then the cooler air moves back in saturday. morning low 36. sunday, only 53. monday, 49 degrees. the the cold is back in the delaware valley. if you have in the had a chance to go leaf peeking you are running out of time. meteorologist justin drabick is live in fairmount park to talk about the beautiful fall color, hi justin. >> good evening, kathy. that is right we took the cbs-3 mobil weather lab to check out fall color. if you like looking for fall color we are in the peak of it, right now across the delaware valley. here in fairmount park we are dark but you can see that color showing up nicely this evening across the region. got news is wait until today light tomorrow good place to
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be is fairmount park. >> now or never if you love looking at fall leaves, the philadelphia areas glowing with bright orange. >> gold colors. >> we have passed the peak for color in philadelphia for the region but there is plenty if not on the trees, it is on the ground. >> reporter: better than average year average, thanks to ideal weather conditions over the summer. another contributing factor to a good season there wasn't an early frost which tends to knock leaves off the trees. right now philadelphia and area south are in peak color and area to the north are past peak. but rain and wind we had over the weekend put a damper on the colors. many leaves that had turned were blowing off the trees by the strong wind gusts. >> well, you will see fewer leaves on the trees then did you before the storm we had. we had 50-mile an hour gusts in the area. this cleared them out. it cleared out about 30 percent of what you might see before the storm.
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>> current report shows moderate drop over delaware valley and high drop over the poconos. >> fall colors should stick around nicely over the next few days and we are talking about a good forecast coming up, especially tomorrow and wednesday. temperatures warm in the 60's. great time to be outside. here we are with the mobile weather lab tonight, not that bad compared to what it has been. 52.7 degrees current liz and pretty comfortable outside right now. if you can for the next few days check out nice fall color. live from fairmount park i'm justin drabick for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". thanks very much, justin. good evening everyone. it is still bad news bears anyhow you cut it. ninety-five, schuylkill, vine street expressway. the the fatal accident was a three vehicle crash involving an overturn vehicle that happened this afternoon around 1:30. on the northbound side of 95 approaching bartram avenue you will notice the shoulder
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squeezing by here. traveling southbound we have gaper delay traffic on top of rush hour volume and lets talk about travel times. commuting in the northbound of i-95, the commute between blue route and vine. traveling southbound on the blue route you have been affected since 95 is so heavy. so between schuylkill and i-95, 46 minutes, close to the hour and eastbound on the schuylkill expressway it is rush hour between, 476 and vine, taking you almost an hour there as well, give yourself some more time, on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" at 6:00. we will be right back.
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eagles at six abe two despite an injury ridden
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season more men down sunday. nick foles was pinned under sacker in the first quarter, reports say he will not need surgery on his clavicle but will miss six weeks. personnel department takes a beat bug eagles, congratulated for protecting the team with veteran quarterback mark sanchez. he ran the offense, despite being sidelined for over a year. >> he obviously has a big time nfl arm, nfl feet, he is feet, sharp. his preparation is just outstanding in terms of what he does here in terms of preparing. he prepared himself like he is a starter. it is in the like i have to go in the game. he was ready to go in the game. >> linebacker demeco ryans season. eagles placed him on the injured reserve list, he tore his a achilles yesterday after making this interception. chip kelly compares him to mufasa to the lion king when it comes to his stature on the defense and unquestioned leader. >> we will do it as a group, no one person can replace
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demeco, terrible to see him get down the way he did but we will, you know, fill that void as a group and not by one person. >> here's the new starting quarterback along with all of the linebackers, at strawberry mansion high school to help revitalize the community garden. they planted trees, they tilled the soil and good time was had by all. we will be right back. tom wolf, he'd be a different kind of governor. he served in the peace corps in india. and then got a phd from mit. and as a business man he gives between 20 and 30% of his profits back to his employees. when he served as pennsylvania's secretary of revenue... he turned down the perks. and donated his government salary to charity. he refused to take a state car, he drove his old jeep instead.
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can't argue with that. tom wolf, he'd bring a fresh start to pennsylvania. in macarthur's world, he opposes new laws to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. and macarthur opposes a woman's right to choose backed by a group that would outlaw abortion even for rape and incest. for us in the real world, aimee belgard. aimee will fight for equal pay and protect a woman's right to choose. aimee belgard's on our side. i'm aimee belgard and i approve this message.
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thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on w psg the cw philly and back here on cws3 at 11:00. cws evening news comes your way next. we have a grim warning about the state of the planet, why they say impact of climate change might be irreversible. they will look at key races on the eve of the midterm
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elections, scott pelley reports ton >> pelley: tonight, a new warning about our planet. u.n. scientists say the negative impact of climate change may be irreversible unless we take swift action. chip reid on what that action is. plus a more immediate climate problem, an early snowstorm in new england. brittany maynard, who sparked a new debate over doctor-assisted suicide dies on her own terms. >> cancer is ending my life. i am choosing to end it a little sooner and in a lot less pain and suffering. >> pelley: virgin galactic's richard branson vows to press on with his goal of taking tourists into space. john blackstone has the latest on what caused the test flight disaster. and steve hartman on the road with lauren hill, achieving the dream of a lifetime. >>od